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Moving Files from C:\Windows\system32\LogFiles\W3Svc1


We have a Windows 2003 Server which has suddenly built up its - C:\Windows\system32\LogFiles\W3Svc1 Folder and i would like to move all these log files to a different partition.

Is it safe to just cut and paste them?

Many Thanks
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Shreedhar EtteCommented:
Yes, Its Safe.
phoenix81Author Commented:
Thank You for the superfast reply :)
But dont cut n paste all leave some files on that location for atleast 10 days back or so
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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
This is IIS log files and can be relocated to point to another partition or drive from with in IIS Manager, so you don't need to worry about the space again.

Manjunath SulladTechnical ConsultantCommented:

Any web activity is recorded in those log files. OWA, Outlook Anywhere, ActiveSync, etc.

This is a pretty useful tool for managing those IIS log files:

You can create a script to delete old logs periodically.

You go ahead and delete old logs. Also i will suggest you to have script to delete it regular basis.

Manjunath S
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